Short Stories

Fleur de Son Classics (2012)

 Cover photo by Mikel Watras

Cover photo by Mikel Watras

 

Melia Watras, viola + Kimberly Russ, piano

Michael Jinsoo Lim, producer + David Dusman, engineer

Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
①  Passacaglia on an Old English Tune for viola and piano (1941)  4:14

Georges Enescu (1881-1955)
②  Concert Piece for viola and piano (1906)   8:23

Betsy Jolas (b. 1926)
③  Episode sixième for viola solo (1984)   7:25

Quincy Porter (1897-1966)
④  Speed Etude for viola and piano (1948)   2:23

Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)
 Rêverie for viola and piano   6:37

György Ligeti (1923-2006)
 Loop (1991) from Sonata for viola solo (1991-94)   2:46

Anna Weesner (b. 1965)
Flexible Parts for viola and piano (2008)*
⑦  I. Small Piece of the Story   1:21
⑧  II. Proximity   1:45
⑨  III. Local Dance   1:44
⑩  IV. Elements   3:35
⑪  V. Air   2:05
⑫  VI. Viola Song   1:37
⑬  VII. Further Small Piece of the Story   1:26

Henri Vieuxtemps (1820-1881)
⑭  Elégie for viola and piano, Op. 30   6:45

Andrew Waggoner (b. 1960)
⑮  Elle s’enfuit for viola and piano (2008)*   6:04

Dan Visconti (b. 1982)
⑯  Hard-Knock Stomp for viola solo (2000)*   3:01

*World premiere recordings